Ryan Putt

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3 tips from the expert who teaches mindfulness at Google, Microsoft, Sony, and Nike

Reflexively, I pick it up and check my personal email. I see this month's electric bill and my latest credit card bill. <i>Didn't I just pay those?</i> I wonder.<p>Against my better judgment, I open both emails, and the prospect of more money going out as opposed to in causes a good deal of anxiety to rise …

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

6 toxic relationship habits most people think are healthy

There's no class in high school on how to not be a s----- boyfriend or girlfriend.<p>Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, and maybe we read a few obscure love stories from the 19th century on how not to be.<p>But when it comes down to actually handling the nitty-gritty of …

16 Outwardly Happy Couples Reveal Their Darkest Thoughts About Their Relationship

<b>1.</b> “Our relationship is amazing. However, hypothetically, if I ever wanted to leave it, that would be virtually impossible. The kids and the money …

20 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Truly Be Yourself

How often have you heard someone telling you to “just be yourself”? In reality, being ourself in a world that is constantly trying to make us …

Research shows you need these 5 things to be happy at work

With unemployment at the lowest it has been since 2008, you might be thinking about changing jobs. But what exactly would make you happier at work? …

This nighttime routine will help you be more productive in the morning

This way you can get the rest you need, and you will be prepared for an energetic and focused tomorrow.<p>The Nightly Routine doesn't have to be as long as the morning  —  mine is only around 15 minutes or so; however, I wake up feeling refreshed and ready to crush the day.<p>After recently writing a …

10 Things Productive & Organized People Do Before Noon

Better make the most of your morning hours – you're never going to get them back. And truly productive people know that how you spend your morning …

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

Do these 10 things to change your life forever and for the better. Achieve your dreams and never give up with these tips!

What Causes Love to Go Away?

Q<p>What does it take to sustain a happy and successful relationship/marriage?<p>A<p>Although the differences between men and women have been much emphasized, …

Relationships

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

How to overcome separation and loneliness

After a break up, managing and dealing with the separation, along with appending loneliness is bever an easy task, especially for women.<p>In all of its …

9 ways successful people manage stress

Stress is a common obstacle to productivity and career success.<p>That’s why being able to manage stress effectively can prove pivotal.<p>We spoke with …

Self-help

Here's why you need mindfulness and how to bring it into your everyday

MINDFULNESS IS EVERYWHERE. So what is it? A simple working definition is that mindfulness is the art of gently, kindly, patiently and persistently …

Mindfulness

25 Of The Best Employee Perks You Need To Have

Thanks to companies in Silicon Valley, employees have high expectations of the perks that your company offers.<p>Besides perks like medical and dental …

10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness

Have you ever wondered what it means to live in the present? Aren't we all here, now, in the present?<p>Technically, yes, but for so many of us, we are only 10 percent here.<p>We are really living in our minds. We exist from day-to-day in a dream-like state where we're not really connected to the world …

7 Phrases You Will Never Hear a Great Leader Say

When you're a leader, your words set the tone for those around you. Others are likely to take your ideas to heart. If you aspire to greatness in leadership, here are some phrases to strike from your vocabulary.<p>Great leaders know that how they communicate is almost as important as what they …

Leadership

Plitvice Lakes National Park is Croatia’s Hidden Natural Gem

Step into a natural wonderland of lush trees, moss-covered rocks, and otherworldly waterfalls.<p>Two hours from Zagreb lies one of Croatia’s—and the …

Hiking

Visualizing the Meditative Lives of Bonsai Trees

Picture Stories<p>Photographer Stephen Voss spends most of his days bouncing between rushed portrait sessions and heavily scrutinized PR-commissioned shoots in Washington, D.C. It’s unusual for him to have more than a few minutes with any of his subjects. When he started photographing the bonsai …

Sargent

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life, I never considered myself a "morning person." I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I worked late through the night and slept in the mornings. When I started working at an Architecture firm, I conformed to getting up at 7 a.m... but I …

The 10 Commandments Of A Solid, Loving Relationship

Coming from a broken family, I grew up learning that love is something difficult and entails more pain than reward. As I believed my relationships …

10 things you can do right now to be more organized

Here at Unclutterer we often focus on long-term solutions for clutter problems. But this week, I want to focus on the short term. The following are …

10 Things Unsuccessful People Never Stop Doing

It's pretty simple, really. If you want to achieve great success, don't let these bad habits get in your way.<p>First we tackled the daily habits of really successful people. Next we took a look at the opposite side of that coin--the habits of ridiculously <i>unsuccessful</i> people.<p>Then we asked readers to …

personaldevelopment

11 morning routine tweaks that will make the rest of your day more productive

I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The …

6 Apps You Didn't Know Could Help Increase Your Productivity

<i>This is part of the Increased Productivity series where we explore the strategies and tools that will help you accomplish more on your business.</i><p>App usage has dramatically increased during the past three years, but it has also become much more difficult to determine which apps are actually worth …

9 Things Professional Organizers Do Every Day

There's a reason they never lose their keys.<p>We're not sure if organizing pros are born or made, but good news: Tova Weinstock (aka "Tidy Tova") bets on the latter. The professional organizer says that anyone can make a few tiny changes to their everyday routine to get (and keep) their house in …

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Tourism

100 Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire Anyone

Motivational and inspirational quotes can pick you up on a bad day and inspire you to even greater heights.<p>Need a little inspiration? Need a quick burst of self motivation?<p>Here you go:<p>"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Henry David Thoreau<br>• "If you are not willing …

Motivation